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Loads the content of a text file into any text control or text variable (string variable, edit control in a window, Static control in a report, etc.). fSaveBuffer is used to extract this file from the buffer.
Versions 15 and later
Android This function is now available for Android applications.
New in version 15
Android This function is now available for Android applications.
Android This function is now available for Android applications.
Versions 17 and later
iPhone/iPad This function is now available for iPhone/iPad applications.
New in version 17
iPhone/iPad This function is now available for iPhone/iPad applications.
iPhone/iPad This function is now available for iPhone/iPad applications.
Versions 18 and later
Android Widget This function is now available in Android widget mode.
New in version 18
Android Widget This function is now available in Android widget mode.
Android Widget This function is now available in Android widget mode.
Versions 21 and later
Universal Windows 10 App This function is now available in Universal Windows 10 App mode.
New in version 21
Universal Windows 10 App This function is now available in Universal Windows 10 App mode.
Universal Windows 10 App This function is now available in Universal Windows 10 App mode.
Example
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// Load the content of "C:\Temp\MyFile.txt" into
// the "EDT_Edit1" edit control
EDT_Edit1 = fLoadText("C:\Temp\MyFile.txt")
Syntax
<Result> = fLoadText(<Name and path of text file> [, <Load mode>])
<Result>: Character string
  • Content of text file,
  • Empty string ("") if an error occurred. To get the details of the error, use ErrorInfo.
<Name and path of text file>: Character string
Name and full (or relative) path of the text file. A UNC path can be used. This file is not necessarily a file in TXT format: indeed, the binary zeros are allowed.
Versions 15 and later
WindowsLinux This parameter can be in Ansi or Unicode format.
New in version 15
WindowsLinux This parameter can be in Ansi or Unicode format.
WindowsLinux This parameter can be in Ansi or Unicode format.
Versions 17 and later
iPhone/iPadIOS WidgetMac Catalyst The file path can correspond to a full path or to a path relative to the current directory (returned by fCurrentDir). This parameter is case-sensitive.
New in version 17
iPhone/iPadIOS WidgetMac Catalyst The file path can correspond to a full path or to a path relative to the current directory (returned by fCurrentDir). This parameter is case-sensitive.
iPhone/iPadIOS WidgetMac Catalyst The file path can correspond to a full path or to a path relative to the current directory (returned by fCurrentDir). This parameter is case-sensitive.
<Load mode>: Integer constant
Versions 17 and later
Load mode of the file:
foAnsiAnsi file. In this case, <Result> will correspond to an Ansi character string.
foUnicodeUnicode file. In this case, <Result> will correspond to an Unicode character string.

AndroidAndroid Widget JavaPHP This parameter is not supported. The returned format corresponds to the format supported by the current platform.
New in version 17
Load mode of the file:
foAnsiAnsi file. In this case, <Result> will correspond to an Ansi character string.
foUnicodeUnicode file. In this case, <Result> will correspond to an Unicode character string.

AndroidAndroid Widget JavaPHP This parameter is not supported. The returned format corresponds to the format supported by the current platform.
Load mode of the file:
foAnsiAnsi file. In this case, <Result> will correspond to an Ansi character string.
foUnicodeUnicode file. In this case, <Result> will correspond to an Unicode character string.

AndroidAndroid Widget JavaPHP This parameter is not supported. The returned format corresponds to the format supported by the current platform.
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Viewing the content of a file in UNICODE format

To view the content of a file in UNICODE format, you must perform the following process:
// Load the content of "C:\MyFiles\MyFile.XML" into MyString
MyBuffer is Buffer
MyBuffer = fLoadText("C:\MyFiles\MyFile.XML")
MyString is UNICODE string
MyString = MyBuffer
Info(MyString)
Component: wd270std.dll
Minimum version required
  • Version 9
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